Kurtosh Kalacs Recipe

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Kurtosh Kalacs Recipe

Made using Mastercook Maida, Kurtos Kalacs (Chimney Cake or twisted challah) is a Hungarian pastry that is yummy combo of yeast, eggs, sugar, milk and butter.

Servings - 4
Difficulty Level - Medium
Preparation Time - 2 Hours
Cook Time - 50 Mins


  • 500 grams mastercook Maida
  • 250ml milk
  • 7 grams active dry yeast
  • 50 grams sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • Warm water for kneading


  • In a bowl add milk, sugar and mix well.
  • To above mixture add yeast, mix well and rest for 15 minutes for yeast to activate.
  • In another mixing bowl, add maida, salt, melted butter, egg and activated yeast. Mix everything together.
  • Knead for 10 minutes and rest for 1.5 hours for dough to rise.
  • Once dough is risen, knead for 2 minutes and divide into 8 equal parts.
  • Take one part and roll to 60-70cm long.
  • Wound around cone shaped object or you can make cone using A4 sheet and aluminium foil.
  • Brush with oil and Dip prepared KurtoshKalacs in cinnamon sugar.
  • Preheat oven at 200dc for 10 minutes and bake for 15-20 minutes at 200dc.
  • Once baked, cool them down and enjoy with icecream or any filling of your choice.

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